|The Mother of Dartmoor|
|Directed by||George Loane Tucker|
The Mother of Dartmoor is a 1916 British silent drama film directed by George Loane Tucker and starring Elisabeth Risdon, Bertram Burleigh and Enid Bell.
A mother testifies against her own poacher son and he is sent to prison.
Childe's Tomb is a granite cross on Dartmoor, Devon, England. Although not in its original form, it is more elaborate than most of the crosses on Dartmoor, being raised upon a constructed base, and it is known that a kistvaen is underneath.
Elisabeth Risdon was an English film actress. She appeared in more than 140 films between 1913 and 1952. A beauty in her youth, she usually played in society parts. In later years in films she switched to playing character parts.
Sheepstor is a village, civil parish and former manor on the western side of Dartmoor in the county of Devon, England. In 2001, its population was 53, down from 95 in 1901. For administrative purposes the parish is grouped with the parishes of Meavy and Walkhampton to form Burrator Parish Council, and for electoral purposes it is grouped with the same two parishes to form Burrator Ward. Burrator Reservoir, constructed in 1898, is to the north of the village and forms part of the northern boundary of the parish.
Alibi is a 1942 British mystery film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Margaret Lockwood, James Mason and Hugh Sinclair. It was based on the novel L'Alibi by Marcel Achard.
The Feathered Serpent is a 1934 British thriller film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Enid Stamp-Taylor, Tom Helmore and Moore Marriott. A reporter faces a race against time to clear an actress accused of murder. It is based on the 1927 novel The Feathered Serpent by Edgar Wallace.
The Manxman is a 1916 British silent drama film directed by George Loane Tucker and starring Elisabeth Risdon, Henry Ainley and Fred Groves. It is based on the 1894 novel of the same name by Hall Caine. A second silent adaptation, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was released in 1929.
Becket is a 1924 British silent drama film directed by George Ridgwell and starring Frank R. Benson, A.V. Bramble and Bertram Burleigh. It depicts the fatal encounter between Henry II and the Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket.
Mrs. Thompson is a 1919 British silent drama film directed by Rex Wilson and starring Minna Grey, C. M. Hallard and Isobel Elsom. It was released in the United States on 6 April 1923. It was adapted from a 1911 novel by William Babington Maxwell.
Bertram Burleigh was a British actor of the silent era.
Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event is a 1943 American comedy film directed by Leslie Goodwins and written by Charles E. Roberts and Dane Lussier. It is the sequel to the 1942 film Mexican Spitfire's Elephant. The film stars Lupe Vélez, Leon Errol, Walter Reed, Elisabeth Risdon, Lydia Bilbrook and Hugh Beaumont. The film was released on July 17, 1943, by RKO Pictures.
Meg the Lady is a 1916 British silent crime film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves and Eric Stuart. The film is based on the 1905 novel of the same name by Tom Gallon.
Mother Love is a 1916 British silent drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves and Frank Stanmore.
All Roads Lead to Calvary is a 1921 British silent drama film directed by Kenelm Foss and starring Minna Grey, Bertram Burleigh and Mary Odette. It is partly based on the 1919 novel of the same name by Jerome K. Jerome. A fisherman becomes a Member of Parliament, but is torn between his career, mistress and wife.
The Idol of Paris is a 1914 British silent drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves and A. V. Bramble. The film was based on a play of the same title by Charles Darrell.
Open Country is a 1922 British silent drama film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Dorinea Shirley, David Hawthorne and Bertram Burleigh. The film's sets were designed by the head of Stoll Pictures's art department Walter Murton.
Melody of Death is a 1922 British silent crime film directed by Floyd Martin Thornton and starring Philip Anthony, Enid R. Reed and Dick Sutherd. It is an adaptation of the 1915 novel The Melody of Death by Edgar Wallace.
Down Under Donovan is a 1922 British silent crime film directed by Harry Lambart and starring Cora Goffin, W.H. Benham and Bertram Parnell. It is based on the 1918 novel of the same title by Edgar Wallace.
The Christian is a 1915 British silent film directed by George Loane Tucker and starring Derwent Hall Caine and Elizabeth Risdon. The film is an adaptation of Hall Caine's 1897 novel The Christian. This was the third film of the story, the first The Christian (1911) was made in Australia and the second The Christian (1914) was made in the United States. The Christian was made by the London Film company, which was at the time England's most highly regarded producing organisation and whose policy was to film works of the great authors.
Slightly Tempted is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Lew Landers and written by Arthur T. Horman. The film stars Hugh Herbert, Peggy Moran, Johnny Downs, Elisabeth Risdon, George E. Stone and Gertrude Michael. The film was released on October 18, 1940, by Universal Pictures.
The Hypocrites is a 1916 British silent drama film directed by George Loane Tucker and starring Elisabeth Risdon, Charles Rock and Cyril Raymond. It is also known by the alternative title The Morals of Weybury.